Monthly Archives: October 2008

Falling leaves, folky guitar

October 31st, 2008 at 6:05 am

It’s busy in October, with all the football games, craft fairs and Halloween hijinks. So those at the Eureka Springs Festival Office decided to give the 61st annual Ozark Folk Festival a weekend of its own — in November. The … Continue reading

Joey DeFrancesco's organ jazz

October 31st, 2008 at 6:03 am

When he performs Nov. 7 at Fayetteville’s Walton Arts Center, Joey DeFrancesco should be happy man. The jazz musician recently moved to Arizona, but he spent a considerable amount of time in Philadelphia. His beloved Phillies just won the World … Continue reading

Patton & Brokus, Oct. 31 at Arsaga's on Gregg

October 31st, 2008 at 6:01 am

The Maryland-based duo of Jim Patton and Sherry Brokus, above, are usually on the road as members of their band, Edge City, but have stepped away from the full band sound to something more intimate. In a series of acoustic … Continue reading

Halloween events, and a Halloween podcast, too

October 30th, 2008 at 3:36 pm

A band somewhat resembling The Kinks, above, will perform at Club Froggy’s on Oct. 31. By now, you’ve got your costume all ready to go. The pumpkins are carved and sitting on the front porch, scaring little kids. There’s only … Continue reading

November 1 = the opening of another live music venue?

October 29th, 2008 at 1:30 pm

The answer is yes. Earlier this week, we told you about the opening weekend of The Gypsy on College, which kicks off with Nashville, Tenn.’s Bonepony on Saturday (Nov. 1). Now comes word that another music space swings open its … Continue reading

Thank Axel Rose for a Dr Pepper

October 27th, 2008 at 8:14 am

It isn’t often that the blog discusses the national music scene. After all, this is a local music blog. But this is one of those stories that has to be discussed. Because it involves free Dr Pepper. It seems the … Continue reading

Concert Wrap — Three 6 Mafia @ Fayetteville Town Center, Oct. 24

October 25th, 2008 at 12:24 pm

Attempts to take live photos at the Three 6 Mafia concert were unsuccessful. Silly cameras. And we can’t exactly post a YouTube for all the language, so here’s a text-only review: The biggest crime perpetrated by the crowd at the … Continue reading

The Gypsy returns, just not on Dickson Street

October 24th, 2008 at 9:32 am

This is something we’ve heard about for several months now, and it looks like it’s as good a time as any to chat about it: Fayetteville is apparently getting a new live music club. It’s called The Gypsy on College, … Continue reading

Punkinhead is back, at least temporarily

October 24th, 2008 at 6:05 am

For someone — myself included — who didn’t live here until a few years ago, it’s hard to qualify and quantify the influence the band Punkinhead might have had on Fayetteville and the local music scene in the ’90s. The … Continue reading

Still on Hill's fascination with Arkansans

October 24th, 2008 at 6:03 am

As long as folk/bluegrass duo Still on the Hill have been together, songwriters Donna Stjerna and Kelly Mulhollan have written character studies, tales about the famous and not-so-famous people they meet in their travels. With the cooperation of Jones Television, … Continue reading